October 2, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1476

Toughie No 1476 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment *****

I found today’s Elgar a very satisfying solve. Some wonderful anagrams, plenty of fun and as always some exciting word play. Most clues took a little while, still overall it didn’t take a whole lot longer than other toughies, so I would recommend having a go.… Continue reading

DT 27922

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27922

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where it’s rather foggy this morning.

I thought I’d made a slow start to today’s puzzle from the Don, but found when I’d completed it that I was right on the border between * and ** time.… Continue reading

DT 27917

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27917

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on 26th September 2015

This Saturday Prize Puzzle took me twice as long as the previous week’s to solve, hence the increase in difficulty rating.… Continue reading